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Organizer WashingtonExec
Submission deadline 4 Mar 2022 5:00pm EST (over 1 year ago)
Date Awarded 11 May 2022 5:00pm EDT (over 1 year ago)
Region Americas

WashingtonExec’s annual Chief Officer Awards recognize the most impactful and innovative executives in government and industry sitting in the C-suite. The awards aim to fill a gap in the market of showcasing the technologists, security experts and business leaders making waves in government contracting from both sides of the sector.

The Chief Officer Awards will find the chief data officers, chief information security officers, chief operating officers and so on, leading their organizations with innovation, expertise and thought leadership. This is a one-of-a-kind event on the Beltway, with focus on those demonstrating real, positive GovCon leadership.

Award Categories

Industry & Government
• Chief Data Officer
• Chief Executive Officer
• Chief Financial Officer
• Chief Human Resources Officer
• Chief Information Officer
• Chief Information Security Officer
• Chief Legal Officer
• Chief Operating Officer
• Chief Technology Officer

Past winners

2021 Winners

Chief Data Officer - Government
• Ron Thompson, NASA

Chief Executive Officer
• Mehul Sanghani, Octo Consulting - Private-Equity Backed
• Jennifer Felix, ASRC Federal - Private
• Nazzic Keene, SAIC - Public

Chief Financial Officer
• Jake Kennedy, Amentum - Private
• John Ustica, Siemens Government Technologies - Public
• Gerard Badorrek, GSA - Government

Chief Human Resources Officer
• Jack Jackson, DCS Corporation - Private
• Chris Sullivan, Serco Inc. - Public
• Sonny Bhagwalia, CBP - Government

Chief Information Security Officer
• Jonathan Stammler, LMI - Private
• Gil Vega, Veeam Software Corporation - Private
• Mike Gordon, Lockheed Martin Corporation - Public

Chief Legal Counsel
• Jim Winner, Peraton - Public & Private

Chief Operating Officer
• Sean Morris, Deloitte - Private
• Bob Pragada, Jacobs - Public

Chief Technology Officer
• Jason Keplinger, T-Rex Solutions, LLC - Private
• Tommy Gardner, HP Federal - Public